Deadline extended for 2017 summer Traditional Percussion Internship! Develop real art skills, learn how you can use the arts to have a positive impact in the community, gain job experience and walk away with some cash in your pocket. Join us for an internship Traditional Percussion/Composition/Performance this June, earn $425!
Apply by Friday, May 26! Applicants must attend an interview on May 26, 4–5PM.
Summer 2017 Online Internship Application
Have you ever thought about a career in the arts? Or maybe you’re just looking for a fun way to earn some money over the summer while doing something that matters. Through these internships at Youth Art Exchange, you’ll develop real art skills, learn how you can use the arts to have a positive impact in the community, gain job experience and walk away with some cash in your pocket.
10-12 Students will be accepted into each of the following internship tracks (read descriptions below):
- Traditional Percussion/Composition/Performance
WHERE: The program will take place at Youth Art Exchange at 29 Howth Street in San Francisco; but you will also spend a significant amount of time working off-site meeting professional artists and working in the community.
- You must be between the ages of 14 and 17 and attend public high school in San Francisco. (We will accept exiting 12th grade applications. However, we will not accept rising 9th grade applications).
- Ideal candidates are focused, community engaged and artistically inclined. YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL WORKDAYS: Monday, June 5 – Thursday, June 29 Monday – Friday, 10AM-4PM (June 28th and June 29th will have different schedules for events)
- All students are eligible to apply, but priority will be given to students who have previously participated in a Youth Art Exchange class or internship.
- Gallery Exhibition: Wednesday, June 28th, 3-5PM (Internship 11-5pm)
- Artist Panel & Performance: Thursday, June 29th, 5-7PM (Internship 1-7pm)
Interns will receive a $425 stipend after the completion of the internship as long as they have fulfilled all of the internship requirements, which includes attending all workdays. If interns miss a workday, they will not receive a stipend.
How to Apply:
- To apply to this internship, you must submit a written application. Applications are due to the Youth Art Exchange office no later than Monday, May 15th at 5pm.
- All candidates must also attend a Group Interview on Wednesday, May 17th (4:00-5:00 PM).
- All accepted candidates will be notified by Thursday, May 18th .
- Acceptance to this internship is based both on your written application and your interview. Download and fill out this YAX 2017 Internship Application, pick up an application at our office at 29 Howth Street or apply online at the form below.
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